Press Releases

Global Library Innovators and Leaders Gather for Next Library 2014

March 6, 2014
Next Library will bring its mission of driving innovation to N. America for the 1st time in June. Throughout the world, libraries are pushing boundaries, leading & accelerating changes to support learning in the 21st century. Next Library 2014, Accelerate Learning, will reflect the rapid pace of change in today’s world as well as the reality that learning in the 21st century is a means of individual empowerment, community well-being & social change. Read the full release >>


Statement from the Urban Libraries Council on the State of the Union >>

January 30th, 2014
Susan Benton, President and CEO of the Urban Libraries Council, applauded President Obama's commitment in the State of the Union address to connect students to the Internet. But she called for additional investment in public libraries, which provide connections not just to students but to millions of American without broadband access. Read the full release >>